Meet Dawn! RASKC is super happy to honor Dawn Detwiler. She is one of the longest-serving volunteers on a weekly shift. Dawn began volunteering at KCACC/ RASKC in 2008- about 11 years ago! Previously she had volunteered at Seattle Humane in Bellevue for 10 years. Extremely dedicated and very knowledgeable, Dawn volunteers on one of RASKC’s […]
Working with partner cities, staff from Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) are now visiting neighborhoods on weekends to inform residents about the benefits of pet licensing and ensure that pets are properly licensed. All cats and dogs eight weeks or older in the RASKC service area are required to be licensed with King […]
Cross-posted from Pet Alliance of WA news blog February 5, 2019 — The Pet Alliance of Washington Board is pleased to announce the election of Melanie Rushforth, executive director of Northwest Spay and Neuter Center; Lisa Feder, vice president and director of shelter operations of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington, Dr. Gene Mueller, manager of […]
Crossposted from our partners at Best Friends Animal Society, author Michelle Sathe From being rescued from an animal trap in Eagle River, Alaska, to lounging in laps at the luxurious NEKO Cat Café in Seattle, Quigley has had quite the journey. It all started last July with an email plea to Mojo’s Hope from Anchorage Animal Care and Control, […]
South County Cats Founder and Director Sally Halela was honored with the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award under the Animal Welfare category. The award honor some of the state’s most dedicated individuals, groups, and families for their commitment to volunteerism as the foundation for caring communities and a thriving Washington. Regional Animal Services of King […]
Over the last few years Regional Animal Services of King County (RASKC) has gone through several transformations, putting more emphasis than ever before on connecting with the community and improving quality of life for the animals in our care. By the end of 2016, RASKC had officially reached a 90% Live Release Rate (LRR), meaning nine out […]
Zulily, the Seattle based e-commerce company, has previously worked with RASKC to help raise awareness of our adoptable pets through in-studio photo shoots. On Cyber Monday, Zulily hosted a 12-hour Facebook LIVE segment to showcase their products at discounted deals. Zulily also invited RASKC to stop by during the show with a few of our […]
RASKC is lucky to have the opportunity to work with several outstanding adoption partners. We really appreciate the support we receive from each partner, including all of their efforts to help more animals find their forever homes! Now, we are excited to announce that we will be working with a new adoption partner: NEKO Cat […]
Thanks to the Petco Foundation grant, our long awaited cat condos arrived last Friday and were immediately put to great use by our cat residents who have been excitedly purring and relaxing since being placed in their new homes. See pictures below or feel free to stop our pet adoption center in Kent!
RASKC recently received a $75,000 grant from Petco Foundation. The award came shortly after RASKC was recognized for being one of the highest-performing animal care agencies in the nation. Read the full story below or click to view the stories aired on KING 5 News.
- King County Executive News Release
- KING 5: More Pets Finding Homes in King County (interview with Dr. Gene Mueller)
- KING 5: “Cat condos” coming to King County Animal Shelter
- Watch live media feed (see below)!